Freedom and Unity: Uhuru Na Umoja

Author: Julius Kambarage Nyerere
Hardcover: 380 pages
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr (June 1966)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0196440823
ISBN-13: 978-0196440828
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.8 x 1.2 inches

Book Details
Freedom and Unity: Uhuru Na Umoja : A Selection from Writings and Speeches 1952-65 by Julius Kambarage Nyerere (Jun 1966)

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African Political Leadership: Jomo Kenyatta, Kwame Nkrumah, and Julius K. Nyerere

Author: A. B. Assensoh
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company (July 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0894649116
ISBN-13: 978-0894649110
Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.5 inches

Book Description:
In African politics, Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta, Tanzania's Julius Nyerere, and Ghana's Kwame Nkrumah were known for their early radical ideas, and in the case of Nkrumah and Nyerere, for their socialistic political stance. Kenyatta was well known for his suspected leadership in the Mau-Mau revolt against British colonial rule; Nyerere for his "Ujamaa," a cooperative/socialist enterprise; and Kwame Nkrumah as the indigenous African leader who, in 1957, lit the torch of modern African political independence. This book analyzes their nationalistic-cum-Pan-Africanist and overall political contributions to African history.

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Nyerere’s Nationalist Legacy

African Charter Article #20: All peoples shall have the right to existence and self determination and the right to free themselves from the bonds of domination.

Author: Issa G. Shivji, Pan African
Date Written: 3 December 2009
Document Origin: Pambazuka 460

  1. All peoples shall have the right to existence. They shall have the unquestionable and inalienable right to self- determination. They shall freely determine their political status and shall pursue their economic and social development according to the policy they have freely chosen.
  2. Colonized or oppressed peoples shall have the right to free themselves from the bonds of domination by resorting to any means recognized by the international community.
  3. All peoples shall have the right to the assistance of the States parties to the present Charter in their liberation struggle against foreign domination, be it political, economic or cultural.

Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere was a great nationalist of the first generation of African leaders who struggled for independence. His nationalism was rooted in pan-Africanism, which is what gave it a universal dimension transcending narrow territorial, ethnic or racial nationalisms. In his address to celebrate the 40th year of Ghana's independence, Nyerere said:

'For centuries, we had been oppressed and humiliated as Africans. We were hunted and enslaved as Africans,…

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Nyerere and Africa: End of an Era

Author: Godfrey Mwakikagile
Paperback: 742 pages
Publisher: New Africa Press; 3 edition (November 19, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0980253411
ISBN-13: 978-0980253412
Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.4 x 1.8 inches

Book Description
This is the third edition of "Nyerere and Africa: End of an Era."
It is also the largest and includes new material not found in previous editions but is essentially the same work.
It is a comprehensive study of the political career of President Julius Nyerere spanning half a century.
Godfrey Mwakikagile takes a critical look at Nyerere's policies and influence in the domestic and international arenas for an objective evaluation of the life and times of one of the most influential leaders in the twentieth century. As one of the most well-known African scholars, Professor Ali Mazrui, stated in his tribute to Nyerere when Nyerere died: "He was one of the giants of the 20th century. He did bestride this narrow world like an African colossus."

The major role Nyerere played in the liberation of southern Africa is just one of the subjects addressed by the author. He also provides insights into Nyerere's personality from some of the people who knew him best.

Included in the book are interviews with some of the people who knew Nyerere since his…

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Julius Nyerere. Humanist, Politician, Thinker

Author: RASIAS
Paperback: 88 pages
Publisher: Mkuki Na Nyota Publishers (September 15, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9987417515
ISBN-13: 978-9987417513
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.3 inches

Product Description:
This collection contains major papers delivered at a conference dedicated to the memory of Julius Nyerere, held in January 2000 at the Institute for African Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The contributors, scholars and diplomats in Russia with Africa interests, rank Nyerere on a par with national leaders such as Gandhi, Nkrumah and Nasser. Their essays show that not only was Nyerere a political figure of stature, but that he was also an uncommon philosopher-theorist who made an important contribution to the intellectual development of his country and of the Kiswahili language. They further illustrate Nyerere's reliance on unity and cooperation between African countries, and his belief that the elimination of poverty and backwardness in the country could only become a reality through cooperation with African States and other Third World countries.

Overall, this collection of papers from the Russian culture argue that Nyerere's extraordinary role in the history of Africa and his contribution to Africa's development and letters is still under-recognised,…

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Africa’s Liberation: The Legagy of Nyerere

Editor: Chambi Chachage, Annar Cassam
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 13 978-1-906387-71-6
ISBN: 13 978-1-906387-72-3
Publication Date: May 2010

Audience: Activists, campaigners, NGO-workers, academics, journalists, commentators

Contributions from: Emeka Anyaoku, Ana Camacho, Horace Campbell, Seithy Chachage, Nawal El Saadawi, Ng'wanza Kamata, Faustin Kamuzora, Helen Kijo-Bisimba, Chris Maina Peter, Salma Maoulidi, Marjorie Mbilinyi, Neema Ndunguru, Haroub Othman, Mohamed Sahnoun, Issa G. Shivji, Vicensia Shule

Summary Description:
The death in 1999 of Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania, left a cavern in the consciousness and conscience of the people of Tanzania and Africa. Nyerere was not simply a player on the national terrain. He was a Pan-Africanist and an internationalist – in thoughts, writings and, crucially, in his practice. A giant of the liberation movement, Nyerere spoke out loud against injustices across the world. A decade later, his words, actions, achievements and shortcomings have acquired a sharper focus and relevance to our world.

This book includes contributions from leading commentators, those who worked and fought imperialism alongside Nyerere, members of a younger generation – and Nyerere in his own words.…

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The Nyerere Legacy and Economic Policy Making in Tanzania

Author: Ammon Mbelle, G.D. Mjema
ISBN 9789976603651 |  
Type: Paperback | 384 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2002
Publishers: Dar es Salaam University Press, Tanzania
Categories: Policy & Development | Economics & Development | History | Humanities & Social Sciences

Summary Description:
For a great leader like the late Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere, a single book is not adequate to capture all his thoughts. Nevertheless, The Nyerere Legacy and Economic Policy Making in Tanzania reflects on some of Nyerere's thoughts on poverty, the productive sector, delivery of social services, the external sector, fiscal issues, the environment, and governance issues, specifically corruption.

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